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By Elisabeth Krimmer,Patricia Anne Simpson

Enlightened War investigates the a number of and intricate interactions among battle and Enlightenment notion. even if the Enlightenment is characteristically pointed out with the beliefs of progress,eternal peace, cause, and self-determination, Enlightenment discourse spread out in the course of a interval of lengthy eu battle from the Seven Years' warfare to the Napoleonic conquest of Europe. The essays during this quantity discover the palpable effect of struggle on eighteenth-century concept and argue for an ideological affinity between warfare, Enlightenment concept, and its legacy.
The essays are interdisciplinary, enticing with heritage, artwork background, philosophy, army thought, gender reports, and literature and with historic occasions and cultural contexts from the early Enlightenment via GermanClassicism and Romanticism. the quantity enriches our realizing of war within the eighteenth century and exhibits how theories and practices of struggle impacted ideas of subjectivity, nationwide identification, gender, and paintings. It additionally sheds gentle at the modern dialogue of the legitimacy of violence by means of juxtaposing theories of warfare, options of revolution, and human rights discourses.

individuals: Johannes Birgfeld, David Colclasure, Sara Eigen Figal, Ute Frevert, Wolf Kittler, Elisabeth Krimmer, Waltraud Maierhofer, Arndt Niebisch, Felix Saure, Galili Shahar, Patricia Anne Simpson, Inge Stephan.

Elisabeth Krimmer is Professor of German on the college of California, Davis, and Patricia Anne Simpson is affiliate Professor of German stories at Montana nation University.

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